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Bulls F Zipser has surgery to repair broken left foot

CHICAGO — Chicago Bulls forward Paul Zipser has had surgery to repair a broken left foot.The team said Friday the operation was performed in his native Germany. The Bulls gave no timetable for his recovery.Zipser averaged 4.0 points in 54 appearances before sitting out the final nine games last season.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/tag/NBAbasketballCelticsAuthor(s):  Articles Blog Posts Saturday, May 19, 2018Source: APStephen Curry, Warriors unconcerned about MVPs shootingRockets head into Game 3 confident after big win in...

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Heisler: Now to see if the Warriors can navigate a real test of their greatness

Golden State, which has won two of the past three NBA titles and might have won all three if not for a Draymond Green suspension in 2016, hasn't always looked itself this season. Have fatigue and injuries left them vulnerable?


Warriors' Stephen Curry says he's 'feeling great' and not playing with an injury

After making just 1 of 8 3-pointers and spending much of the night targeted by the Rockets' offense, Warriors star guard Stephen Curry brushed off any suggestions that he is playing with an injury or even limited in just his sixth game since coming back from a sprained left knee he suffered March 23.


Steve Kerr jokes about the effect of Stephen Curry’s injury on rough Game 2

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry was noticeably out of his usual form during Game 2 of the Western Conference finals series against the Houston Rockets Wednesday night. Curry scored 16 points on 7-for-19 shooting from the field. He was especially horrible from long range, as he missed seven of his eight 3-point attempts. […] The post Steve Kerr jokes about the effect of Stephen Curry’s injury on rough Game 2 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Republican

Who's the real MVP of the Golden State Warriors: Kevin Durant or Stephen Curry?

Some feel Durant has taken over the reigns of the Warriors with Curry fighting injuries. Others believe Curry retains his alpha status.


Warriors news: Patrick McCaw on track to return this postseason

It has now been over a month and a half since Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw suffered a frightening lower back injury (lumbar spine contusion) against the Sacramento Kings that has kept him away from a basketball court. Fortunately, according to a tweet on Monday afternoon from NBA Insider Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, […] The post Warriors news: Patrick McCaw on track to return this postseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Mercury News

NBA playoffs: Jordan Bell considered sitting out rest of season to heal injuries

Warriors forward Jordan Bell had initial thoughts about sitting out the rest of the 2017-18 season because of overlapping ankle injuries.


Warriors’ Kevon Looney becomes key figure in playoffs

At one point in the first half Tuesday night, New Orleans center Anthony Davis walked toward the scorer’s table. Warriors coaches promptly summoned Kevon Looney, who hurriedly ripped off his warm-ups to re-enter the game in place of David West. Kevon Looney, playoff stalwart? Looney had not spent one second in an NBA postseason game before April 14. Zero. His first two seasons in the league essentially were a washout, rife with injuries (two hip surgeries), precious little production and swirling skepticism about his future with the Warriors. ...


Curry "off the leash" in leading Warriors past Pelicans

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry is back doing everything with fire, flair and without fear after impatiently spending almost a month and a half on the sidelines.Curry played his most minutes since missing nearly six weeks with a knee injury, finishing with 28 points and helping the Golden State Warriors advance to the Western Conference finals for a fourth straight year by dismantling Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans 113-104 in Game 5 on Tuesday night."I think Coach did a great job though of just giving him a little bit here and there and tonight really just letting him go,"...

The Mercury News

NBA playoffs: Stephen Curry explains how Warriors assistant Bruce Fraser helped him through injuries

Warriors guard Stephen Curry and assistant coach Bruce Fraser spoke to The Bay Area News Group on how their partnership played a key part in Curry's recovery and keeping a positive attitude with his injuries.


Warriors’ Stephen Curry has yet to see benefit of limited regular season

In the regular season, when Stephen Curry missed 31 games with various injuries, Warriors fans took solace in a silver lining: All that time off should make him fresher for the playoffs, right? But as he prepares to play Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals Tuesday night against the Pelicans, Curry doesn’t necessarily feel the benefit of a limited regular season. It is difficult to stay in rhythm when missing extended time. A week after he returned from a sprained left MCL that sidelined him five-plus weeks, Curry is still not at his best. ...


Stephen Curry explains why ‘Hamptons’ 5′ lineup has been so lethal

The Golden State Warriors rolled out “The Hamptons’ Five” starting lineup against the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night, amassing a plus-26 differential within their 18 minutes together on the floor. A lineup seldom used by head coach Steve Kerr this season, logging only 127 minutes together in 2017-18 due to the plague of injuries […] The post Stephen Curry explains why ‘Hamptons’ 5′ lineup has been so lethal appeared first on ClutchPoints.


Warriors’ Patrick McCaw hoping to return during playoffs

The Golden State Warriors dealt with a lot of injuries during this season, but now as they go through the stretch run of the playoffs there is only have one guy left on the injury report: Patrick McCaw, who is still recovering from a lumbar spine contusion. As the regular season wound down, McCaw went […] The post Warriors’ Patrick McCaw hoping to return during playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.


Steve Kerr says Stephen Curry ‘turned a corner’ in Game 4 win

NEW ORLEANS — Less than a week after he returned from a knee injury that sidelined him more than a month, Warriors guard Stephen Curry is rounding back into game shape. In Sunday afternoon’s Game 4 rout of the Pelicans in the Western Conference semifinals, Curry made strides that can’t be seen in any box score. His conditioning was markedly better than it was less than 48 hours earlier in Game 3. After scoring nine of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, Curry is settling back into a groove. "I thought Steph turned a corner tonight," Golden State head...


Wherever he goes, Warriors’ Quinn Cook keeps his late father in mind

Quinn Cook was 14 years old when his father, Ted, died less than a month after falling into a coma during a colon procedure gone awry. Tears streaming down his face as he stood by his father’s hospital bed, Cook thanked his dad for showing him how to be a man and promised to look out for his mother, Janet, and older sister, Kelsey. Then he picked up his basketball and returned to the gym. For more than three hours, he hoisted jumpers in silence as his best friend, Norman Pope, rebounded. “He put all of...


Warriors face important questions after getting blown out in Game 3 by Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — With 4:59 left in the Warriors’ 119-100 loss Friday night to the Pelicans in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals, Stephen Curry plodded to the bench and took a seat. For the rest of the game, he sat, stone-faced, next to Kevin Durant as their less-heralded teammates sopped up garbage minutes. It was an unfamiliar scene for the two perennial All-Stars: In a game with plenty of stakes, they were on the wrong end of a rout. That Curry — the franchise cornerstone whose return from a knee injury was celebrated earlier this week —...

The Mercury News

Warriors’ Patrick McCaw is out at least out through the Western Conference Finals

Patrick McCaw sustained a terrifying back injury in a game against the Sacramento Kings on March 31.

Golden State Of Mind

The Warriors are finally ready

Stephen Curry is healthy, and after taking the regular season off, the Warriors are ready for another championship. After three years of regular season excellence and three straight Finals appearances, the Golden State Warriors took this regular season off. They dealt with a bunch of injuries, rarely tried on defense, and looked out of sorts all year. There was just a little bit of concern that they wouldn’t be ready for the postseason None of the Warriors’ injuries threatened their postseason success other than Stephen Curry’s MCL injury. The two-time MVP is the engine that drives...


Dell Curry speaks out on Stephen Curry’s return from injury

The Golden State Warriors have been clicking on all cylinders in the postseason. However, the return of point guard Stephen Curry has reminded everyone why the Warriors are favored to continue their reign as champs. Needless to say, Curry did not miss a beat in his playoff debut. According to Rick Bonnel of the Charlotte […] The post Dell Curry speaks out on Stephen Curry’s return from injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Golden State Of Mind

Warrior Wonder: Steph Curry overcame injury and the Pelicans

Curry lit up Oracle Arena in a Game 2 victory against the Pelicans in a beautiful return from a debilitating knee injury. Stephen Curry is the best point guard in basketball (definitely). He’s the most impactful offensive player in the history of the game (according to his coach and former teammate of Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr). He’s the leader of the defending champion Golden State Warriors (in the words of former MVP Kevin Durant). He’s a two-time MVP, and the only Unanimous one in the history of the league (facts). Without his presence in the playoffs, the Warriors were supposed...

Golden Gate Sports

Golden State Warriors win and Stephen Curry impresses in playoff debut

The Golden State Warriors defeat the New Orleans Pelicans by a score of 121-116, led epic by the return of Stephen Curry. The Golden State Warriors‘ star point guard, Stephen Curry finally made his playoff debut last night, and it was in epic fashion. After missing a little over a month with a knee injury, […] Golden State Warriors win and Stephen Curry impresses in playoff debut - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

Golden State Of Mind

Warriors looking for a commanding 2-0 lead on Pelicans

Warriors looking for a win in the midst of Curry’s Return. Game Details WHO: Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans WHAT: Round 2 Game 2 — Warriors up 1-0 in series WHEN: Tuesday, May 1 7:30 p.m PST WHERE: Oracle Arena , Oakland, CA WATCH: TNT LISTEN: 95.7 The Game Blog Buddy: The Bird Writes Injury Report Injury update for tomorrow night's Game 2: Stephen Curry (left MCL sprain) is probable. Patrick McCaw (lumbar spine contusion) is out.— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) April 30, 2018 Steph’s Back The Warriors officially upgraded Stephen Curry’s status to probable...

The Denver Post

Stephen Curry expected to return from knee injury for Game 2

Just as the Golden State Warriors had hoped, Stephen Curry is poised to return from a left knee injury to play in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Tuesday night against New Orleans.

Golden State Of Mind

It’s official: Steph Curry is BACK!

Yay yay yay yay yay yay yay yay (inhale) yay yay yay yay yay yay (exhale) yay yay yay yay yaaaaaaaaaaaay!!! Every fan of the Golden State Warriors can finally breathe out. The news is official: Stephen Curry is playing in Game 2 against the New Orleans Pelicans. Injury update: Stephen Curry (left MCL sprain) is available to play in tonight's Game 2 vs. New Orleans.— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) May 1, 2018 This news was definitely expected, as Steve Kerr said on Saturday that his star point guard was “very likely” to play in Game 2. Yesterday Kerr officially listed Curry as...


Stephen Curry ready to return for Warriors in Game 2 vs. Pelicans

OAKLAND, Calif. — The last time Golden State got Stephen Curry back from a knee injury in the playoffs, he immediately returned to brilliance.Curry returned for Game 4 of the Warriors five-game Western Conference semifinals against Portland two years ago and made 16 of 32 shots with five 3-pointers and scored 17 points in overtime on the way to 40 in a 132-125 victory. He grabbed nine rebounds and dished out eight assists.If that is any indicator, the New Orleans Pelicans better be ready for a superstar as eager as ever to get back on the court and chase a repeat championship.The two-time...

Fox Sports

Curry ready to return for Warriors in Game 2 vs. Pelicans

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The last time Golden State got Stephen Curry back from a knee injury in the playoffs, he immediately returned to brilliance.

The Advocate

Stephen Curry's return? Warriors guard expected to play in Game 2 vs. Pelicans

OAKLAND, Calif. — Without setting it in stone, Steve Kerr just about confirmed that Stephen Curry will return from his knee injury to face the Pelicans in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Tuesday night.